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Scoreboard roundup — 12/10/18

Scoreboard roundup — 12/10/18

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 116, Detroit 102Indiana 109, Washington 101Boston 113, New Orleans 100Milwaukee 108, Cleveland 92Sacramento 108, Chicago 89Oklahoma City 122, Utah 113Dallas 101, Orlando 76OT L.A. Clippers 123, Phoenix 119Denver 105, Memphis 99Golden State 116, Minnesota 108L.A. Lakers […]

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Son launches campaign to fulfill his dying father’s wish of attending Super Bowl

Son launches campaign to fulfill his dying father’s wish of attending Super Bowl

Courtesy Lisa Skinner(ATLANTA) — One Georgia son is trying to fulfill his father’s dying wish to go to the big game. Steven Skinner, a loving father of four children and husband to his wife of 32 years, is battling for his life after being diagnosed with glioblastoma, an incurable type […]

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New report details how USOC, USAG failed to protect athletes in Larry Nassar sex abuse case

New report details how USOC, USAG failed to protect athletes in Larry Nassar sex abuse case

sportpoint/iStock(NEW YORK) — A report by the law firm Ropes and Gray shows two of the top US Olympic Committee executives failed to act after learning about abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics national team doctor, Larry Nassar. The report says former CEO Scott Blackmun and Chief of Sport Performance […]

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‘Sports Illustrated’ names Golden State Warriors 2018 Sportsperson of the Year

‘Sports Illustrated’ names Golden State Warriors 2018 Sportsperson of the Year

Stacy Revere/Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Sports Illustrated announced its selection for 2018 Sportsperson of the Year, and it’s not a person at all — it’s an entire team. The sports publication named the Golden State Warriors as this year’s top “Sportsperson.” “Three titles in four years, and now another: 2018 […]

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Report: Lakers seeking to acquire Trevor Ariza from Suns

Report: Lakers seeking to acquire Trevor Ariza from Suns

Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly trying to add Phoenix Suns small forward Trevor Ariza to their roster. Citing league sources, ESPN reports both teams are in talks and are looking to involve a third team that would take Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope as part […]

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How Aly Raisman defines ‘being strong’ since becoming advocate for sexual abuse survivors

How Aly Raisman defines ‘being strong’ since becoming advocate for sexual abuse survivors

ABC/Image Group LA(NEW YORK) — Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman said she has a new definition of strength after becoming an advocate over the last year for survivors of sexual abuse. “When I was training, strength to me was about being mentally strong … and you obviously have to […]

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Scoreboard roundup — 12/9/18

Scoreboard roundup — 12/9/18

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONNew Orleans 116, Detroit 108Milwaukee 104, Toronto 99San Antonio 110, Utah 97Charlotte 119, NY Knicks 107 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEVancouver 6, St. Louis 1Winnipeg 7, Philadelphia 1OT Boston 2, Ottawa 1Montreal 3, Chicago 2SO Anaheim 6, New Jersey […]

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Scoreboard roundup — 12/8/18

Scoreboard roundup — 12/8/18

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDallas 107, Houston 104Indiana 107, Sacramento 97Atlanta 106, Denver 98Brooklyn 112, N.Y. Knicks 104Cleveland 116, Washington 101Boston 133, Chicago 77L.A. Lakers 111, Memphis 88Portland 113, Minnesota 105Miami 121, L.A. Clippers 98 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPhiladelphia 6, Buffalo 2L.A. […]

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Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray becomes second straight Sooner to win the Heisman Trophy

Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray becomes second straight Sooner to win the Heisman Trophy

Photo by Eric Lars Bakke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, ahead of what could be the last football game of his career. Murray accounted for 51 touchdowns this season, while passing for 4,053 yards and rushing for 892 […]

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West Virginia quarterback Will Grier to skip bowl game, prepare for NFL Draft

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier to skip bowl game, prepare for NFL Draft

Photo by Donald Page / ESPN Images(MORGANTOWN, W. Va.) — West Virginia University quarterback Will Grier will skip his team’s game in the Camping World Bowl as he prepares for the upcoming NFL Draft. Grier announced that decision on Saturday, thanking his coaches, teammates and fans for their support. He […]

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